Meet Stanford’s Newest Residents
With the tearing open of envelopes, thousands of medical students across the country learned where they will spend their next few years training as resident physicians. The event, known nationally as Match Day, is a momentous – and never wracking – occasion. After a year of interviews, applicants and residency programs are ‘matched’ by a computer algorithm developed by the non-profit National Resident Matching Program. 47 exceptional graduates ‘matched’ with Stanford, and will bring their unique interests, backgrounds, and experiences to campus this summer.
An Update on Med 267: IDEO, Presence & Human Experience in Medicine
Presence has partnered with IDEO, a premiere design firm in Palo Alto to create and teach a new course focused on reducing diagnostic errors, while championing the human experience in medicine.
Aida Habtezion and Sidhartha Sinha Receive Synergy Award Funding from Kenneth Rainin Foundation
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation has awarded $750,000 for collaborative research projects on inflammatory bowel disease. It designated $200,000 of that amount for Aida Habtezion and Sidhartha Sinha’s project: Secondary Bile Acids Modulate Intestinal Inflammation.
Stanford Shines at STFM Conference on Medical Student Education
Stanford faculty and residents recently attended STFM's annual conference on medical student education.
Awards and Honors: February 2017
Celebrating the accomplishments and achievements of Department of Medicine faculty and staff.
Google+ Hangout highlights Stanford’s Internal Medicine Residency Program
While interviewing season is an exciting time for prospective residents, it can also be a stressful one. You’re honing your interviewing skills while crisscrossing the country, trying to determine where you want to spend the next few years of your training.
Wear Red on February 3 to Raise Awareness for Women’s Heart Health
This Friday, Feb. 3, is National Wear Red Day. Organized by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Wear Red Day aims to raise awareness of women’s heart health.
Type 2 Diabetic Patients and Exercise: How Much of What Kind?
Our mental picture of the usual “adult-onset” diabetic encompasses a sedentary lifestyle, a fondness for simple carbohydrates and all things sweet, and a body habitus that can range from overweight to morbidly obese.
Paul Kwo and Colleagues Write New Guideline for Treating Abnormal Liver Chemistries
Paul Kwo, MD (professor, gastroenterology & hepatology), has coauthored a new guideline for treating abnormal liver chemistries.
Physician Peer Support Program
Faculty volunteers (and also residents and fellows) have been trained to help physicians cope, provide perspective, and direct colleagues to resources. Physicians will be matched with a peer supporter with a similar skills background, but from a different department or division.
Each month, the Department of Medicine honors a staff member who contributes to our mission through their exceptional dedication, initiative, motivation, positive attitude, customer service and passion about their work. Meet the recipients